Letters to the Editor

Remembering Pop

Editor: I was extremely pleased that the Lou Holtz Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fame has finally decided to recognize Carl “Pop” Werner. However, I feel the need to expand upon the biography that was recently printed in the paper about Pop. He was so important to many people of this ...

And Charlie, too

Editor: A good man, Charlie Carlisle, went to his eternal reward recently. I was so surprised there was no writeup (even a paragraph) about the former Lisbon police chief. After devoting more than 30 years to our great village, you would have thought this man deserved at least a paragraph. ...

Meter math

Editor: Does anyone in favor of metered parking own or operate a downtown business? How would you feel if you owned a business, and in one month, had seven customers say they would no longer buy from you because of the $10 parking sting if they spend a few extra minutes shopping in your ...

No need for a third

Editor: It is a shame that our history is being destroyed. History is important and should be preserved. Our whole county is rich in history and could be a busy area for travelers and history buffs bringing in tourist dollars for the county. We have a number of historical buildings and the ...

Letters to the editor

The Morning Journal welcomes readers’ contributions for inclusion in the Letters to the Editor column. All letters must be signed (a typewritten name will not suffice) and must include a full address and telephone number for verification. Letters should be typewritten and be 500 words or ...

Lisbon first

Editor: I am the executive director of the Lisbon Area Chamber of Commerce and I have lived in Lisbon all my life. I truly believe in our town and I try hard to promote it. This week I will be taking a couple of new people around who are interested in starting a new business in our ...

Land of the free, home of the cool

Editor: Colorful Christmas lights lining Main Street reflect in the beautifully decorated storefronts to be enjoyed by all traveling to the local high school. It’s Friday night and the high school gymnasium is filled with enthusiastic fans ready for a basketball game between two local ...

No discount

Editor: Over the holiday, I had the pleasure of visiting Bye & Bye Hardware, a cornerstone business of Lisbon’s historic downtown. Adding to the charm of the painted tin ceilings, swinging ladder shelves and helpful employees who have known my family for years were homemade ...

Postal praise­

Editor: I marvel at how expeditiously our postal department moves the hundreds of million pieces of mail and packages during the Christmas season. When I was a boy growing up in East Palestine, I remember the mailman delivering my official Gene Autry sheriff’s badge, which I had ...

She wants blood

Editor: I served on East Palestine council or about 20 years, so I know that it is a thankless and difficult job. Usually I try to support council because I am thankful that they will give their time to serve the community of East Palestine. Their action on Dec. 27 regarding the park ...